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3 Shocking Facts About the $1M+ Condo Market

Recently, I had a client ask me if it’s better to buy 3 or 4 smaller units for investment or 1 larger high-end type of unit. I started crunching some numbers for this client and the results were quite shocking. The $1M+ segment of the condo market is facing some serious challenges right now. Take a […]

Ritz Carlton Infographic

If you have not read the post that this infographic is based off, read it here. Feel free to repost this on your blog, twitter feed, facebook page, email it to your friends and family, etc. All I ask is for a link back to this page. Thank you!  

Absorption Rates

I wanted to dig a little deeper for today’s blog post and take a look at absorption rates in various condos. Looking at Festival Tower got me thinking about this subject. Festival Tower has a plethora of units available for sale, but hardly anything is actually selling. The building is stunning. The amenities are amazing, […]

Tipping Point?

For the first time in 16 years, sales of new condominiums in Toronto were lower in the second quarter than they were in the first quarter. This, according to the latest stats in from Urbanation. So what? Well, real estate is highly cyclical (at least it used to be), and the busiest months of any […]

Is Toronto Different?

Are we different? This recent piece from MSNBC on the differences between the U.S. and Canadian housing markets once again hits on the big question of why did we not experience the housing market crash that the rest of the world (especially the U.S.) did. Are we fundamentally different and insulated from the U.S. housing […]

What Happened The Last Time

You know the resale condo market is slowing down when the mainstream media starts writing articles telling us that it is. By the time the MSM gets on the train, it has already left the station and is well on its way to its destination. Reader of this blog and clients of mine have already […]

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